Gold Coast Airport Launches Ambassador Program

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Gold Coast Airport has launched its Ambassador Program, an initiative to enhance customer service at the airport. ..

CSGC Profile – Glenn Raine, Gold Coast Trades College

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

They say the future lies in the youth – and if local training organisation, Gold Coast Trades College, is anything to go by, they’re in good hands. On a Friday afternoon the workshops of this well-presented training college in the Currumbin Industrial Park are buzzing with students from local high schools undertaking their vocational education training, while apprentices and trainers bounce through the halls.

SGC Welcomes Be My Guest Program in July

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016

The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..

Twin Towns Hosts Southern Cross Graduation Ceremony

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

Over 260 students from Southern Cross University attended their Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 30 April, hosted at Twin Towns Services Club. Students from several schools, including Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Tourism, Education, Law and Justice and the Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples received their graduating certificates and awards. ..

CSGC Thanks Small Business Solutions for Partnership

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

CSGC has thanked economic development partner, Small Business Solutions/TAFE Queensland, for their long-standing commitment to supporting businesses in the region. CSGC has been promoting the Certificate 3 and 4 Small Business Management courses delivered by Small Business Solutions/TAFE to local small business stakeholders for the past three years, with over 50 local businesses taking advantage of the highly subsidised courses to date. ..

Gold Coast Trades College Open Day

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

If you are looking for a career in the construction industry, need an apprentice to join your business or are a tradesperson looking for skills recognition or upgrades, head along to the Gold Coast Trades College Open Day on Friday 20 May at their college in Hayter Street, Currumbin Waters. ..

CSGC Profile – East Coast Homes and Park Cabins

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2016

Troy Gabriel began building caravans with his brother, Mark, 25 years ago. Now, their business East Coast Homes and Park Cabins is Queensland’s leading manufacturer of modular homes and transportable buildings, supplying everything from tourist park cabins to upmarket housing from their factory in Currumbin. ..

SCU students ‘WIL-ing’ and able

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation.  ..

March into Business Success

Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

CSGC’s Business Success Program gets underway in March, offering a series of weekly workshops culminating in the attendee gaining a Certificate IV in Small Business Management.  

Each 3 hour workshop is normally priced at $195, however the discounted price for Southern Gold Coast businesses is just $49 (incl GST) to complete the full qualification, representing great value for small business owners. ..

Balter Brewery to Turn Taps Next Month

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Currumbin’s newest high profile craft brewery, Balter Brewery, will open its doors next month. Founded by local World Champion surfers Joel Parkinson and Mick Fanning along with surfers Josh Kerr and Bede Durbidge, the brewery is finally set to start pouring to the public in April, after 12 months in the making.  ..

Exhibit at the Gold Coast Careers Expo

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival will feature a program of motivating, inspiring and interactive events throughout the Gold Coast from the 3rd-6th May.  ..

TAFE Diploma Focuses on Arts & Culture

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

In consultation with City of Gold Coast Cultural Development, TAFE Queensland are introducing a Diploma of Project Management which will focus on developing our city's Arts and Culture focus.  ..

Futures Forum Returns to Southern Cross University

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

The second annual Southern Gold Coast ‘Futures Forum’ will be held at Southern Cross University on Thursday 12 November, 2015. The inaugural Forum last year was well attended, and topics and presenters will again be looking at the future impacts on our region of the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

New Staff Commence at CSGC

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has welcomed two new staff in part time roles this month – Kim Skilton as Economic Development and Partnerships Manager, and Kat Creasey as Events Co-ordinator. The move is in line with a restructure of staffing and direction for the organisation following the transition of Bleach* Festival to its own entity in July 2015.  ..

Airport Seeking EOI for Communications Coordinator Role

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is looking to expand their corporate affairs department, seeking a great communicator with a willingness to learn for an entry level position of Communications Coordinator based at the Gold Coast Airport office.

Working in close cooperation with the Corporate Affairs Manager the successful applicant will be responsible for a diverse range of communication activities; aligning with the organisations’ communication and branding strategy. These will include internal and external communication, media, social media, public relations as well as the administration of all sponsorship of corporate events and community consultation tasks.       ..

Cooly Rocks On Seeks New Festival Manager

Posted on Friday, May 08, 2015

Festival Manager – Cooly Rocks On™

Cooly Rocks On™ is Australia’s foremost nostalgia festival of the 50’s and 60’s, staged in the borders towns of Coolangatta/Tweed Heads, late May/early June (over a 10 day period).


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